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Forum: Finish Carpentry 12-30-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 734
Posted By t.carpenter00
Sounds like a good plan. It'll be pretty...

Sounds like a good plan. It'll be pretty expensive. I'd go full length, it'll look better. But, you'll probably have to sell the benefits.

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Forum: General Discussion 12-23-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 580
Posted By t.carpenter00
Do not run it to the sewer or lateral field. It's...

Do not run it to the sewer or lateral field. It's a violation of every code, and anything sensible.

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Forum: General Discussion 12-13-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 580
Posted By t.carpenter00
I once had to demo a building that had radius...

I once had to demo a building that had radius trusses made from 1x12's. They were 80' long! The building was built in the 30's. The roof had collapsed because the owner didn't want to strip the 7...
Forum: General Discussion 12-08-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 421
Posted By t.carpenter00
No. They don't. They look like ankle killers and...

No. They don't. They look like ankle killers and arch flatteners. They also look like an excuse for the boss to add yet another task to the young and stupid, in oder to avoid the cost of proper...
Forum: General Discussion 11-14-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 814
Posted By t.carpenter00
That was truly a masterful dissertation. I feel...

That was truly a masterful dissertation. I feel truly wiser having read it! And I've not attempted epoxy yet!
M, I now feel I'm truly smarter than I was yesterday!
Huh....

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Forum: Drywall 11-10-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 684
Posted By t.carpenter00
Try screwing in the bottom spring half way and...

Try screwing in the bottom spring half way and see if that helps. If it doesn't, rotate the calf support bands outward about 10 degrees. ( this will move your knees forward.
Also loosen your foot...
Forum: General Discussion 10-30-2018, 06:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,146
Posted By t.carpenter00
What do we do? The best we can for them. I...

What do we do? The best we can for them.
I applaud your kindness. I do a fair amount of volunteering on things like that. You get burned sometimes, by some people. But it sounds like your old couple...
Forum: General Discussion 10-29-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,733
Posted By t.carpenter00
No more reality. It sucks. I'm sick of adulting....

No more reality. It sucks. I'm sick of adulting. It's a drag.
Where do I find those antibiotics?...

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Forum: General Discussion 10-29-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,733
Posted By t.carpenter00
Logistics? That sounds bad.... Sent from my...

Logistics? That sounds bad....

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Forum: General Discussion 10-28-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,733
Posted By t.carpenter00
I live in SW MO. Despise the place. Wages are...

I live in SW MO. Despise the place. Wages are low, quality is lower. My wife and I was literally just talking about moving. I'm ready to start over. I just don't know where...

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Forum: General Discussion 10-27-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 590
Posted By t.carpenter00
I lost focus

I recently shared an observation that encouraged an unsafe practice. It was called to my attention and I apologized--for what that's worth.

But I got annoyed a little. I ran thru the years of...
Forum: General Discussion 10-04-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,244
Posted By t.carpenter00
We usually mix a bucket of 90 min joint compound...

We usually mix a bucket of 90 min joint compound and push it under there. Cheap, won't compact, and won't break up.

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Forum: General Discussion 10-01-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,450
Posted By t.carpenter00
Finding anyone who is interested in working. I...

Finding anyone who is interested in working. I pay above average wages and am very accommodating of schedule. Yet finding any truly skilled help that is also responsible and motivated is difficult at...
Forum: General Discussion 09-06-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,981
Posted By t.carpenter00
I have always tried to do one job at a time. In...

I have always tried to do one job at a time. In 30 years, it's never worked out. For me, anyway.

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Forum: General Discussion 09-04-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 973
Posted By t.carpenter00
You should very very seriously consider a 1 ton...

You should very very seriously consider a 1 ton dually. The three quarter ton single wheel will be squirrely at that weight. Not that it couldn't pull it, but it would be squirrely. The side walls of...
Forum: General Discussion 09-01-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,118
Posted By t.carpenter00
Guys, the reason they did block back in the day...

Guys, the reason they did block back in the day was because the infrastructure for poured concrete just wasn't there. It was easier to drop some sand and Portland off with some guys and go to town....
Forum: General Discussion 08-31-2018, 10:31 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,118
Posted By t.carpenter00
The disadvantages of block far outweigh any cost...

The disadvantages of block far outweigh any cost savings you could get up front. Block foundations are just for people who are content to remain 30 years in the past. They do them all over in my...
Forum: General Discussion 08-31-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,287
Posted By t.carpenter00
I had a friend once, and he had a 3 million...

I had a friend once, and he had a 3 million dollar a year drywall business. He once told me "if you're the crew leader and you put your nail bags on your losing your company money".

Granted the...
Forum: General Discussion 08-25-2018, 07:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,645
Posted By t.carpenter00
I would go measure up your neighbors bath...

I would go measure up your neighbors bath remodel, kitchen, whatever. Be very friendly, like this was going to happen and you were interested. Then I'd write up a high estimate. And I'd give it to...
Forum: General Discussion 08-18-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,441
Posted By t.carpenter00
I'm 46.its more smarter than older. That's why...

I'm 46.its more smarter than older. That's why the industry doesn't want us anymore. We see the holes in thier hairbrain ideas!

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Forum: General Discussion 08-05-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,150
Posted By t.carpenter00
I think that you handled both of those scenarios...

I think that you handled both of those scenarios quite professionally. A- holes like that are just trying to prey on the desperate. Congratulations on having reached a point in your life where you...
Forum: General Discussion 07-31-2018, 07:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,186
Posted By t.carpenter00
From what I understood, the line as a whole will...

From what I understood, the line as a whole will not condense. Condensation on a well insulated line will be very slight on the outside of the insulation. What you have drips like an uninsulated...
Forum: General Discussion 07-28-2018, 10:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 994
Posted By t.carpenter00
There was a huge tornado a few years back here....

There was a huge tornado a few years back here. Afterwards, there was a tornado of crooks and thieves, and robber barons. Joe average made little more than his normal wage, just worked more. And, in...
Forum: General Discussion 07-27-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,638
Posted By t.carpenter00
I'm 46, and feeling pretty good. I've had a...

I'm 46, and feeling pretty good. I've had a shoulder / bicep surgery, and a knee surgery - from the damage I did in my 20s and 30s. But I notice lately that I can still do what I used to do, but I'm...
Forum: General Discussion 07-26-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,638
Posted By t.carpenter00
Kap, that's a handy chart. Sent from my...

Kap, that's a handy chart.

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